Toyota Etios Motor Racing has announced that they will be participating in the The Colombo Night Race 2012 with 8 EMR – Etios Motor Racing drivers. The name of the EMR drivers who will participate in The Colombo Night Race 2012 are Amey S. Rane, Mezaan Anees, Yayathi Varma, Binoy John Maddela, Keith D’Souza, Hisham K P, Akhil Rabindra and Abhinay Bikkani.
Toyota successfully introduced Etios Motor Racing in India earlier this year. These 8 drivers are selected on the basis of their performance in Gurgaon. The night races in Colombo are scheduled for 14th and 15th Dec 2012. At the event, EMR cars will make their debut, where they will see GT3, GT4, SL-GT, Formula Mclaren’s 1300, and other international racing cars and bikes.
Commenting on EMR’s participation at the International racing event, Mr. Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director, Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “EMR’s participation in Colombo Night Race will take Toyota’s racing to the next level as it will help us train our drivers and give them international exposure. We are very happy to introduce our young EMR drivers to a new format and take them overseas for the first time. Last year the Colombo Night Races was a success and we look forward to being a part the event this year. Here, we would also like to extend our gratitude to our counterparts in Sri Lanka, Toyota Lanka Pvt. Ltd (TLPL) who have sponsored this event and have further helped us plan this event.”